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joe biden announced a partnership with doylestown health. and the big story is the bust of of a scheme to allegedly sell weapons and pipe bombs it was a join effort by atlantic city police and the fbi. "action news" reporter john rawlins is live in atlantic city with the details of the scheme. >> reporter: hi monica, this is apatiently a see something say something situation and authorities say they were tipped by an individual that they were willing to sell pipe bombs and a rifle and ammunition. as for what they purchased -- >> they were metal pipes and caps that were constructed and you can imagine thrown into a small room the damage it can do inside. >> the atlantic city bomb squad explain the making of five pipe
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bombs. arrested danielle smith of atlantic city and 31-year-old nina house of margate. it's alleged that smith offered instructions about the explosive materials. >> it was learned that she provided instructions on how to assemble a pipe bomb and filled with nails to act as shrapnel. >> a rifle like this one and 300 rounds of ammunition. it appears they don't have a political agenda but wanted to sell them for cash. >> we don't believe there was a plan by these two individuals to either set these bombs off or use the rifle but the investigation is still on going. >> nothing let us to believe that there is any next us to terrorism but the devices and it's damage they could have caused if they got out there.
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and they were trying to sell them to anyone that would give them money. >> smith was often walk a dog and the news was surprising. >> right underneath my nose. i didn't know nothing about that. i'm glad you got them off the street. >> reporter: neighbors say that smith lived in a unit in the building behind me here. nobody seemed to know her well and the second suspect, nina house had a prior warrant for her arrest from jim thorpe, pennsylvania. and both are charged now with explosive devices and substances among other charges. john rawlins, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. new at 6:00 attorney general josh shapiro filed an appeal of the municipal court ruling in
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the amtrak engineer case. brandon bostian was charged with manslaughter and reckless endanger many and it killed eight people and injured nearly 200 others. a plan to build a football stadium on the campus of temple university is still on the table. christie aleto is live with the proposal and protest against it. >> that is right is the start of the meeting, the university's president says they should start to explore the options on campus, but that doesn't stop those from opposing the ideas from that concerns. the university refused to listen to the community. and stop the plans to build a stadium. we are here to let them know the stadium will not be built. >> the optics are different.
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>> i serve on the temple board of trustees. >> holding photos, a group of students faculties and residents known as stadium stom pers renewed their fight to stop a proposed football stadium on campus. after the school says they would move forward with the project to rebuild. and that the dollar should be reinvested into the areas public education and affordable housing. >> they can fill the seats at lincoln field. why making a stadium in a historic block in the community a waste of money and a waste. time. >> i understand how a stadium may bring more spirit but at the same time we are super lucky to play on lincoln financial field and there is no dire need for the stadium. >> do you think you would have to move out? >> every homeowner wants to stay
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here. we bought these homes to stay here and we are being pushed out. >> temple university has problems already being a college in a neighborhood. and to build an entire stadium would cause even more problems and it's not fair to the people. >> now, at today's meeting the stadium issue was not on the agenda again. nothing is decided though and the university said they are doing an impact study to see how it would impact surrounding neighborhoods. channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. former penn state athletic director tim curly is out of jail and will serve at least four months house arrest and two years probation. in march he was ordered to spend 7 to 23 months behind bars after pleading guilty to child endangerment. >> and a vacant building clapped into this pile of rubble in the
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strawberry man's section of philadelphia. no injuries are reported. police and firefighters blocked off the road until the adjoining building can be inspected. a month from today new jersey voter goes to the polls to vote for a new governor. 6 abc is proud to host a debate between kim guadagno and businessman, phil murphy. jim gardner is joining us with a preview. >> hey monica, we want to welcome you and the viewers to the magnificent new jersey performing arts center in downtown newark, new jersey, can we walk a bit and show the audience? is that possible? it reminds me of the academy of music. it's one two, three, four, five tier performing arts hall. and there will be hundreds of people here tonight. partisans from the representative campaigns and students, folks who are here as
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observers to witness this debate. this is going to be a crucially important debate for a couple of reasons. number one it's the first debate of the gubernatorial campaign and one of only two gubernatorial elections virginia the other one. and neither candidate is a household name. it is imperative for both candidates to take advantage of these limited opportunities to speak to large numbers of people. we are going be going on the air in just under an hour for this debate and look who is here? new jersey correspondent, nora muchanic joining us here tonight. lets talk about this for a second. crucially important for both candidates, both candidates have an tun to show their strengths and weaknesses. >> well, for kim guadagno, her
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strength is her weakness she is doing this job and the governor has been out of state hundreds of days during the two terms and doing it reaching out to the business community, and the weakness is that she is attached to the governor and identified with him and the most unpopular governor in new jersey history. and phil murphy has plenty of money and democrats out number republicans in this state 2-1. and he has a wall street background and talked openly about raising taxes. that is touchy in new jersey. it's a tough sell. >> but it should be a lively debate. >> thank you nora it's good to see new person. the debate tonight, 7:00 here at the performing arts center new jersey, downtown newark we hope you'll join us then. i'm jim gardner. >> thank you jim. because of that debate tonight's
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episodes of jeopardy and wheel of fortune airs at different times. at 1:05 a.m. former vice president, joe biden, was in bucks county. the beau biden foundation for the protection of children is teaming up with doylestown health. providing health staff with proper training to prevent and recognize and act responsibly to child sex abuse, and he announced details about that in warminster. coming up a 23-year-old woman was found dead in berks county. an autopsy reveals she was murdered. an investigation into her death and the big contract extension by sixers joel embiid. >> the taste of summer continues, temperatures in the 80s and showers on the way and a brief cool down and 80s return we'll have it all in the
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point. but there is no doubt this is a homicide. >> investigators believe that wall was murdered in a dinner location and then brought to this quiet farm town and left in the woods near the intersection of riegels and green valley roads. and authorities say there is no known motive and no one is named a suspect. the only thing he knows for certain is that another young life is cut tragically short. >> we sometimes become immune to that, because it happens all too often it still hits you in the gut. >> they hope someone around the area would have some information in the case. if you have information call the prosecutors office. walter perez, channel 6 "action news." >> now, to an update on a story we first brought you last week on "action news." a $1,000 reward is offered to find a stolen lectern from the
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church in wilmington. removing this bronze lectern from the cathedral church of st. john. they spent a day on the links, cronal marble and granite held their event in westchester and there say live and silent auction. they hope to raise money for the greek orthodox church in upper darby. and they celebrated their school by leaving something behind for the future. they filled a time capsule at cramer elementary school.
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and joel embiid signed on the dotted line. >> a big deal for a big man. the sixers confirm that joel embiid will need an army of financial advisers of the crack extension worth $145 million, not bad for a guy that was only healthy enough to play in 31 games since drafted in 2014. the sixers field that it's worth the risk. he averaged over 20 points per game last season and embiid is pleased. >> amazing position you know. just shows you how much they trust me. and you know i can't wait to go out there and play. especially for the city of philadelphia. i was thrilled and happy and amazed. i didn't know what to say but i was happy. >> get to work now. to football the eagles and panthers meet thursday night in charlotte. a pair of 4-1 teams that many
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expect to be playing in january and jaime apody points out this short turn around could be a factor. >> it feels like yesterday we were celebrating the eagles win over the cardinals and on to the next one a big one. >> the games are great an opportunity to show who we are and what we can do and know the country is watching us. >> normally on a tuesday we are not here because the players aren't because it's their day off. the thursday night game concens the entire schedule than could be tough. >> it's terrible on the body but you come in and start with a walk through and then move around out there. the best thing you can do, is try to do as much hot tub and coal tub will it help much? probably not. >> you have to recover quickly, i was up at 8:00 after the game
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getting the acupuncture to start early. they are working long hours and standing extra there 15 minutes here and there. that makes the difference. >> the guy that may be the freshest of them all is fletcher cox. at practice today. >> if he goes what dishs does that make? >> huge, he makes a big difference wlfr wherever he is out on the field. >> to the ice, the flyers wrap up their road trip in nashville. off to a 2-1 start. >> what a game for the d'backs and dodgers playoff game. he gives up his body to make the catch, the 22-year-old also homered and helped the dodgers win the game. that is his own doug out. you expect his teammates to catch him but he got the win.
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members of the retire many community lace up their shoes for the walk to end alzheimer's, the events at glens mills was the cull min nation to raise money for alzheimer's research.
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children in south jersey are hoping to bring a bright spot for the victims of hurricane maria. they spent the day decorating flashlights and will be presented to the homes living without electricity a week after being hit by the storm and it could take months to bring it back online. they will have a reminder from
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folks who love them. lets talk about the accuweather forecast. and mother nature back and forth. >> it feels like summer and temperatures should be much cooler. somers point and sunny and would have been a nice day to take the boat out on the water with the sunshine and warmth. the one way you can tell is the fact that the sun is setting early and the sunsets at 6:29, live on sky 6 hd looking at the center city skyline and the sun is low on the horizon and even still temperatures are warm, philadelphia currently 82 degrees, down from the high of 84 and 15 degrees above average and allentown 79 and same in trenton and beach haven 73 and dover 70 degrees, a nice night to grill out. the temperatures still in the upper 70s at 7:00 and through the overnight hours have you to get into 2:00 in the morning for
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temperatures to drop down into the 60s and as temperatures try to drop clouds are moving in and that means it will be a warm night. satellite and radar, right now in the clear, a few fair weather clouds, and if you look across the ohio valley. that will bring us more clouds tonight way chance of showers later on tomorrow. tonight another warm night, 64 in philadelphia and allentown 57 and cape may 65 and wilmington 63. clear this evening, the clouds rolling in after midnight and future tracker showing not a lot of sunshine tomorrow, in the morning 7:30, plenty of clouds and even a few sprinkles possible generally south of philadelphia and that system spreads showers our way in the afternoon and the evening commute could be wet with the potential for heavier downpours a quart toward half inch of much needed wayne and then on thursday we get a squeeze play
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high pressure to the north and low pressure to the south. it funnels in temperatures to the northwest and pulls in moisture in the form of clouds and it's afternoon high 68 degrees. that is average for this time of year. this is where we should be. the low pressure could cause problems across it's carolinas and eagles and panthers games and lots of clouds and kickoff temperature 73 degrees and lots of clouds as well and the possibility of a few isolated showers as the low pressure pushes to the east. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast not as warm tomorrow as it has been for the past four days. the afternoon high 74 degrees and the normal high is 68 degrees and lots of clouds and a few scattered showers possible in the morning and generally that steady rain should be waiting until early in the afternoon. continuing through the evening on wednesday. on thursday, we clear out most of the rain and a few showers
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are possible. and it's a seasonably cool day and lots of clouds and windy day and the wind tunnel effect and afternoon high 68 degrees and friday transition day, mostly cloudy and later in the afternoon. some peeks of sunshine and temperatures respond accordingly, 71 degrees and here come the 80s yet again a warm weekend saturday not typical football weather for the temple game. 80 is the high with a mixture of clouds and sunshine and sunday bump it up to 82 degrees and more humid with dew points in the 60s. and still on the warm side for monday. 76 degrees and the possibility of a shower and tuesday loads of sunshine and finally temperatures drop back into the 60s with a high of 69 degrees. and five of the next seven days temperatures will either be in the 70s or 80s. >> terrific. thank you. >> finally tonight a celebration fit for a centenarian.
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at the ymca a surprise party for ruth whitaker, at hundred years old one of the oldest members dozens of her workout buddies are there. happy 100 to you ruth. you look terrific. >> abc world news with david muir is next at 6:00 and jim gardner moderated the gubernatorial debate at 7:00. and join us for "action news" at 11:00 on channel 6. for the entire "action news" team i'm monica malpass have a great night and hope to see you right back here at 11:00. paulsboro's a very proud community.
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it's been on the decline with the closing of the refineries and there's no jobs in the community. if there's no jobs, there's no education, there's no food on the table. what's important is the children. steve sweeney... he fought for 'em. this is where he's from.
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steve sweeney's been here since the beginning. steve spearheaded the whole project and really brought it to fruition. it would've never been done without steve. it was a pride in building this port and then knowing that we're coming back.
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tonight, we are on the scene. the deadly fires here in california. the stunning devastation. what we witnessed today striving through the neighborhoods here. after wildfires sweep through at lightning speed. incinerating holmes and cars. families jolts from their beds by the smell of smoke and flames moving in. more than a dozen large fires burning across the state at this hour. the death toll rising. our interview with the sheriff, where the hilton hotel once stood. burned to the ground tonight. and this evening, the missing. also breaking tonight, the new bomb shell in the harvey weinstein case. the growing list of allegations, and tonight here, the audio, from what was a police sting. >> i will never do another thing to you. >> the recording of the movie producer with a young actress. gwyneth paltrow and angelina jolie breaking their silence tonit.

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